User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.2/10
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  • Rating:8.3
    Saint's Row is not just another GTA clone. This is a game on it's own.

    Saints Row

    Saint's Row is not just another GTA clone. This is a game on it's own.

    :Good Idea: • The gameplay takes what Grand Theft Auto originally started and pushed it further. There's a more organized weapon selection, more free for all in the sense of you can actually go inside buildings without ... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.4
    Conkers is a rare gem from Rare Ltd.. One of the best Nintendo 64 games ever.

    Conker's Bad Fur Day

    Conkers is a rare gem from Rare Ltd.. One of the best Nintendo 64 games ever.

    :Good Idea: · A great amount of parodies from a lot of popular movies, such as The Matrix, The Untouchables, Alien, and Saving Private Ryan. All of them are done cleverly, even some blending movies and video games toget... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.4
    Battlefield 2 is pure gold on the PC. It's one of the best action games released in recent years.

    Battlefield 2

    Battlefield 2 is pure gold on the PC. It's one of the best action games released in recent years.

    :Good Idea: · Amazing mulitplayer experience. It's all about team work in Battlefield 2. There's a ton of weapons to choose from, a good amount of vehicles (flying, land, and water) to choose from, and enough action to ... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.4
    Battlefield 2 is close to the PC version, and has a little more to offer than most people mention.

    Battlefield 2: Modern Combat

    Battlefield 2 is close to the PC version, and has a little more to offer than most people mention.

    :Good Idea: ·The graphics are awesome looking. It has a good motion blur to it and really is one of the best looking 360 titles out. It has cool effects with the smoke and weather effects. ·There are a ton of weapons a... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10
    One of the best Zelda games ever created. One of the best games ever created, period.

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

    One of the best Zelda games ever created. One of the best games ever created, period.

    :Good Idea: ·This is the first 3D Legend of Zelda released and is actually concidered the best Legend of Zelda games ever created. And you can tell why after a few hours of playing. ·The story is amazing. The cinematic... Read Full Review

    3 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.6
    Super Mario Sunshine was a bit different, but it still held strong to the Mario universe.

    Super Mario Sunshine

    Super Mario Sunshine was a bit different, but it still held strong to the Mario universe.

    :Good Idea: ·It's Nintendo, so they tried something new with the water-pack (or jet-pack). Surprisingly, the water-pack is easy to use and pretty fun to mess around with. There's a few good uses you get out of them too.... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.3
    Take the Matrix, mix in some crazy gore, and you got yourself a crazy first-person shooter.

    F.E.A.R.

    Take the Matrix, mix in some crazy gore, and you got yourself a crazy first-person shooter.

    :Good Idea: ·Outrageous action, borrrowing features from Max Payne, Counter-Strike, and other Monolith games. If you're tired of using slow-motion (aka bullet time) akimbo guns, you can blaze a fury of jump kicks in you... Read Full Review

    7 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.6
    UT games have always been fun, even 2003, but this one has everything and more.

    Unreal Tournament 2004 (DVD Version)

    UT games have always been fun, even 2003, but this one has everything and more.

    :Good Idea: ·Terrific graphics with high resolution textures and great, steady frame rates. This game will look good even on an older PC with a decent video card and, at the same time, it will play good. ·The levels ar... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.9
    Without Nintendo's release of Donkey Kong, we may not be sitting here at GameSpot.

    Donkey Kong

    Without Nintendo's release of Donkey Kong, we may not be sitting here at GameSpot.

    :Good Idea: ·Truly a king to the video game world. This game actually saved video games from total chaos and total destruction. We can thank open sourced games on Atari systems for that chaos. ·The introduction of the ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.7
    One of the best wrestling games. Period.

    WCW/nWo Revenge

    One of the best wrestling games. Period.

    :Good Idea: ·There is a huge selection of wreslters and ninjas to choose from. Not sure why there were random boxers and ninjas in the game, but whatever. The game rocks. From Hollywood Hogan (even in his Hulkmania days... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.3
    Maniac Mansion's sequel tells the true story of the history in America.

    Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle

    Maniac Mansion's sequel tells the true story of the history in America.

    :Good Idea: ·The graphics are silly. All of the characters are drawn to give you the most out of DOS graphics. DOS graphics are still killer, lol. ·The voice acting is done very well. I don't know who the actors are, b... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.2
    Sam & Max is one of the best adventure games ever.

    Sam & Max Hit the Road

    Sam & Max is one of the best adventure games ever.

    :Good Idea: ·Very creative and funny characters based on a graphic novel (different from comic books). Almost everyone you run into in the game will make you laugh, especially the censored cussin psychic. ·The voice a... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.3
    A great game but it's definantly not for the casual fighting fan.

    Capcom vs. SNK 2 EO: Millionaire Fighting 2001

    A great game but it's definantly not for the casual fighting fan.

    :Good Idea: ·The graphics are cool. They animations are sweet and the colors are vivid with life. This is one of the best looking 2D fighting games. ·Huge cast of characters to play with, inlcuding all of your favorite... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1
    MVC2 is one of the best fighting games ever made. And I stand by that.

    Marvel vs. Capcom 2

    MVC2 is one of the best fighting games ever made. And I stand by that.

    :Good Idea: ·One of my favorite things about this game is how many unlockable things there are. There's almost double the characters to unlock, a good amount of maps, and a ton of alternative costumes. But face it, what... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.8
    Burnout Revenge is a blast. Literally. You're car has explosives in it. It's a blast.

    Burnout Revenge

    Burnout Revenge is a blast. Literally. You're car has explosives in it. It's a blast.

    :Good Idea: ·Terrific graphics, including the textures, car damage models, modeled cars, backgrounds, glares, and everything. ·Pretty decent soundtrack. A good mix between rock, house, and punk. ·One of the reasons w... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.7
    Worms 3D could have been much more than this.

    Worms 3D

    Worms 3D could have been much more than this.

    :Good Idea: ·Worms classic style of turned based action is back in terrific 3D. The character models are actual very well done with their original cartoony look and style. Framerates are excellent. ·A good set of weapo... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1
    JGR is one of the finest games on the Dreamcast with it's great soundtrack, perplex cel graphics, and spraypaint cans.

    De La Jet Set Radio (Dreamcast Direct)

    JGR is one of the finest games on the Dreamcast with it's great soundtrack, perplex cel graphics, and spraypaint cans.

    :Good Idea: ·The cel shaded graphics are excellent. Besides being behind a good graphics engine, the game maintains a steady framerate and still produce massive environments to roam through. ·The soundtrack is one of t... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Despite lag and a terrible interface, this is a pretty sweet game (plus, it's free).

    Shadowbane

    Despite lag and a terrible interface, this is a pretty sweet game (plus, it's free).

    :Good Idea: ·Well, the game is free. You don't get much better than free. ·The Player Vs. Player system is something unseen in MMORPGs. Instead of fighting in an arena, someone can come beat the crap out of you in a fi... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.8
    Batman is a so-so game based on a good movie.

    Batman

    Batman is a so-so game based on a good movie.

    :Good Idea: ·Graphics, for a NES game, are amazing. They're drawn very well and probably a higher polygon count than most newer Batman games (joking, but it does look good). ·The weapons are pretty sweet. They're not a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.9
    Harvest Moon is a pleasant, easy going game that will bring a tear to your eye. (Because you harvest onions.)

    Bokujou Monogatari

    Harvest Moon is a pleasant, easy going game that will bring a tear to your eye. (Because you harvest onions.)

    :Good Idea: ·The game itself is very original. It's a one of a kind experience. It's like if the Sims mixed with SimFarm mixed with a Earthbound look. ·You can get married, upgrade your house, plant tons of veggies, an... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    It's not as bad as they made it, but it's not that good either.

    South Park

    It's not as bad as they made it, but it's not that good either.

    :Good Idea: ·The weapons are pretty funny. There's the sniper rifle (or chicken's butt), a plunger, a turd, and pee snowballs. ·The character models look pretty good and at least Acclaim paid the stars of the show to d... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1
    It's raising more than the dead. It's raising eyebrows.

    Dead Rising

    It's raising more than the dead. It's raising eyebrows.

    :Good Idea: ·Graphics, sounds, gameplay are all simply amazing. The game looks a ton better than what they were saying. The sounds are zombie perfect. Oh yeah, and it's actually fun. ·The enviornments are... Read Full Review

    35 of 48 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    Prepare for a Bob Sagat Uppercut of fun. Minus the Bob.

    Street Fighter II' Hyper Fighting

    Prepare for a Bob Sagat Uppercut of fun. Minus the Bob.

    :Good Idea: ·This is great because it's the first fighting game I ever remember playing. It's a true classic gem. ·Online play is freakin' killer. Not much more to say besides some excellent friend beating. ·Controls ... Read Full Review

    4 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5
    Galaga. I bought it because I was sleepy.

    Galaga

    Galaga. I bought it because I was sleepy.

    :Good Idea: ·Achievements aren't overly hard like some publishers tend to push for. You could actually get them all if you're any good at space shooters. ·The game isn't bugged (as far as I'm aware). ·Hey, if you love... Read Full Review

    2 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.7
    Frogger: Another ported game that phails.

    Frogger

    Frogger: Another ported game that phails.

    :Good Idea: ·Bringing the classic series back, this time with online play, is a terrific idea and something I'm totally for. ·Online play is pretty neat. :Bad Idea: ·Not just a few, but tons of glitches, including ... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Need For Speed: Most Wanted will define cool.

    Need for Speed Most Wanted

    Need For Speed: Most Wanted will define cool.

    :Good Idea: ·The difficulty can't be set in career. You'll actually just get better at the game, increasing your level of game with the computer opponents. Some of the boss races may be a little bit harder towards the e... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful